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>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m. on this monday, november 17 we're following breaking news. >> invitation accepted we received official confirmation this morning that pope francis will visit philadelphia next year. tragedy strikes are a philadelphia neighborhood overnight, fire claims one person and leaves several police officers hurt, as well. >> accuweather is tracking soaking rain and fog to start off the workweek. >> let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: as we look outside, storm tracker 6 live double scan
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you can see how the rain is skirting i-95 corridor. you're looking at wet road conditions and wet leaves on the road up in the suburbs because of light rain. if you look farther to the south and west on satellite and radar, lots of clouds and more rain. notice how we have a changeover to mixed precipitation in the poconos there's a winter weather advisory until 9:00 because there's sleet and rain mixing in. that's just the poconos, it's just until 9:00. after that it will change over to rain. we have plunged into the 30s in allentown and reading, the poconos 32 degrees. we have wintry precipitation yop there right now. today it will be chilly, 42 at
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6:00 a.m., 44 by 8:00. at noon, 52 degrees, are 56 degrees around 2:00. and a cold change for tomorrow, karen. >> reporter: the roads are wet, you'll have to give yourself extra time. we have an accident involving an overturned truck in old city, it blocking the ramp to i-95 southbound you've got to use the ramp to the vine street expressway, instead. now we're looking live at the vine, no other problems, traffic is moving nicely, you need to give yourself extra of time and slow down the speeds. we have a house fire 17th near west moreland. stick to 15th or 20th. a new accident east greeneville, montgomery county, main and 6th. we have a disabled vehicle in abington, meeting house road that cleared. >> breaking this morning, we
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received official confirmation from the vatican this morning, in fact here's the confirmation in my hand that pope francis will be attending the world meeting of families in philadelphia in september of next year. katherine scott is outside the archdiocesan head quawrdz in the city -- headquarters in the city, as a matter of fact you're inside. >> reporter: that's right, matt, pope francis will be here for the world meeting he have family, there will be a papal massen 0 the benjamin franklin parkway which will open to the public. back in march a delegation from philadelphia went to rome to try to convince the pope to come here, the mayor was here, the governor, archbishop shah pew, the morning's announcement came from speech, pope francis said
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he would come to philadelphia god willing. the world meeting of families would be from the 22nd of september to the 27th. the pope will be here from the 25th to the 27th. archbishop chaput was present for the announcement. he said his hallmark was on the challenges many families face. there will be a press release and we'll be hearing from the archdiocese and the people in the catholic community are so excited for the appearance next year, so stay tuned for that. >> great stuff, catherine. thank you, stay with "action news" and 6abc.com for the latest on the catholic world meeting of families which would takes place in philadelphia in september of 2510. >> developing out of north philadelphia, firefighters had to rescue two people who scrambledded on to a roof of a
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burning house this morning. the action cam was on the scoon, the -- on the scene, the firefighters arrived and foundn, flames spitting out of the second floor window. the red cross is finding temporary housing to are a third person. also developing this morning, a boarding house fire in the germantown section of philadelphia has killed a man and injured four police officers. the action cam was at the scene, the 800 block of east cheltenham avenue. the four officers reached the fire ahead of firefighters they were injured while trying to put out the flames with a fire extinguisher. the man who died in the fire was found in the second floor bedroom. three other residence managed to get out -- residents managed to get out safely. smoke detecters were working. there's no word on the cause of the fire. investigators say alcohol
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was a factor in a crash involving a police cruiser. it happened after 5:00 p.m. the intoxicated driver slammed into the police car. nobody was hurt and that driver, as you might imagine was taken into custody. the eagles suffered is their worse loss in the chip kelly era. 53-20. it was the most points given up in an eagles game since 1972. the eagles defense could not stop aaron rodgers. quarterback mark sanchez turned the ball over four times that includes two interceptions and two fumbles. >> i'm proud nobody was quitting and pointing fingers at each other, we are a family and things aren't ever perfect in a family. it wasn't our night. that's the way it goes.
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>> told them to stick together, rain or shine, stick together and come back to work on tuesday. >> the eagles have 6 games left starting with the titans at home on sunday. >> the skyline of philadelphia looks slightly different this morning. crews removed the remaining 6-foot tall pnb letters sunday morning. back in august, the crews were able only to bring down 3 letters. the new york based owners of the buildings want one of the bs to be saved for the lobby. we have posted some amazing forecasts of the landmarks throughout the years, it's fascinating to look like the pictures. >> looked like washington, d.c. >> reporter: when i was a kid.
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>> somebody said let's build higher than william penn. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan we're looking at light rain across the region. as we take the two dimensional view you can see it pushing up the i-95 corridor. so the next portion of the morning commute looks to come on the wet side. in the northern and western suburbs, you have sprinkles here and there and the roads are wet along with the wet leaves because of the overnight rain. wet for now and probably staying that way for a good portion of the morning commute. as we take a look outside we have sky 6 and we're looking at some of that early commute on i-95. we can see the highway now, the clouds are lifting a bit because of the rain is getting the lighter. even if the rain stops this morning, never fear it's coming back later in the morning and continuing on and off throughout afternoon. the highlights, the first is a low light.
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it's going to be raining on and off straight into the evening hours before he with start to dry out. the other is it a low light. tomorrow, into tomorrow night, another round of frigid air arrives. right now we're looking at testers above the freezing mark. we are in the 30s in allentown and reading and upper 40s down the shore. future tracker 6 shows you between now and 9:00, we have the first round of rain pushing off to the north with another round coming in the northern suburbs by 9:00. and then we go through the rest of the day and we're looking at another round of rain coming in at lunchtime and that continues straight until the time the kids get out of the school. i'm arming the kids with rain gear. 6:00 p.m. we're looking at the heaviest of this pushing toward the shore and getting off the
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coast at 7:30. in the allentown, 48 degrees, on the cool side in the lehigh valley. down the shore, periods of rain on and off throughout the day. 58 degrees, milder along the water, but not a great day, nonetheless. in philadelphia we're going for a high of 56 degrees, periods of rain and cloudy skies when it isn't raining. 44 by 8:00. still in the 40s by 11:00. if you're running errands you'll need the rain gear at 2:00, that will be the mildest part of the day 56 degrees. tomorrow, colder air moves in. we'll be in the 20s when we start our broadcast, we'll be looking at blustery winds it
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will make it feel like the teens and 20s. periods of rain today, 56 degrees, tomorrow, windy and bitter, rots of sunshine, high of 34 and not feeling that nice. still rather brisk and cold on wednesday, high of 33. thursday, brisk and chilly, we be improve the temperatures to 43. we're still in the low 40s, friday and saturday, both days look bright, but chilly, sunday a few clouds mix in and we're back up into the 50s. >> it is what it is. thank you, david. 45:11 up next, put him on the naughty list, a thief makes off with a sack of cash following his santa-like sneak attack. >> a crews ship has dozens of sick passengers on board. >> reporter: 202, no problems, we have an accident involving a vehicle that ran off the roadway, an example of what can happen on wet roads.
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>> 5:14 a live look at philadelphia international airport, monday morning, it's dreary out there, lots of rain, going to clog up that morning commute. >> let's go over to karen good morning. >> reporter: we have a problem at this early hour, a new one, mount laurel, burlington county, the ramp from rancocas woods an delran, the ramp is partially blocked because a vehicle ran off the ramp there. it's the second accident this morning we've had on a ramp. you need to so careful when the roads are wet and you have the
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ponding and puddling and wet leaves clogging the drains, as well. in gloucester county, this accident has cleared on the turnpike northbound approaching exit 2. main street at east 6th we have an accident at east greeneville stick to water street or church roads as the alternates. looking outside, as we look live, looking dark, let's look at the commuter traffic report and find out what's going on. we've been finding people are talk you go about reduced visibility. because of the rain and low clouds we have reduced visibility. 37 in allen up to, 41 in millville. we're above freezing except for the poconos. it's raining coming down and it's raining good, wet commute through the morning and it's going to rain throughout the
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day. >> a santa that was not at a melbourne post office to deliver christmas cheer. the man dressed like santa wanted to get his hands on the cash register, the fake saint nick left the post office with a sack of cash. 172 people on board came down with a stomach virus during a trip from tahiti to los angeles, in april, 129 people got norovirus, staffers will check on the cleaning process to be sure it's done thorough. the state department shut down it's inclassified e-mail systems while they looked at a suspected hacker attack. officials emphasize no classified information was
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compromised. the state department is taking a look and expected to address the shutdown once the security improvements have been completed today or tomorrow. >> 5:17. why you might need to check the mail box seven days a week beginning this week. >> new research may have found a recipe for a slimmer waistline, we'll be right back.
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>> hitting the facebook like button is a common practice, but sometimes it could land you in hot water. >> reporter: i'm nydia han, social media is meant to connect you with friends and share photos and play games, but hidden between the like, polls and comments can be costly scams. >> all the while you think you're filling out a harmless quiz, you become a target. >> reporter: the big he is social media scam tonight only
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channel 6 "action news" at 11:00. >> go get them nydia. >> reporter: you will need to brace yourself for the morning commute. this is the schuylkill expressway at montgomery drive, an accident involving an tractor-trailer. just to give you an idea what can happen out there. a disabled vehicle 495 southbound apt claymont, watch for that that's off to the shoulder. septa regional rails are on time. we're watching for possible delays with any slippery traction, davids. >> reporter: rain out there, light to moderate. looks like there's a break up in the northern and western suburbs, just some scattered stuff up there. if you're dressing the kids i'm giving rain gear to the kids on the way to school and the way home. i think there will be quite a bit of rain on the way home in most neighborhoods, if you're catching the bus or the el,
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we're in the 40s, 52 by noon, 54 by 3:00. the high today will be 56 degrees probably right in there around 2:00. 51 by 6:00. the rain will start to die down in the early evening hours, on the big board at the airport we have a lot of places reporting rain, philadelphia, boston, atlanta, and newark and jfk, of course, no major delays reported just yet. if you're heading to any of these rain locations, i recalled check with the airline in advance just to make sure no problems crop up later on. >> going on to "healthcheck" new research suggests cooking more meals at home leads to healthier eating. johns hopkins found that people who eat home cooked meals consume fewer caches fat and sugar. they ate fewer calories and
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fewer fast-food meals. people using extent may need to -- stents. they may need to take drugs longer. it's beginning to feel a lot like christmas at the postal service. >> reporter: seven days a week, the delivers are starting today. the service expects to handle 12% more packages than last and are expected to arrive by christmas. gas stations are reporting prices below $3 a gallon. turn to the box office it was dumb and dumber ii with
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$38 million. big hero 6 from our parent company disney was second. inter stellar came in third. matt hog is making close to a million dollars a year playing video games. >> living the dream. >> it's 5:23, up next, bill cosby's lawyer responds to rape allegations. >> breaking right now, pope francis announced he will visit philadelphia next year, we're live with new reaction [prof. burke] it's easy to buy insurance and forget about it.
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years, but never charged. he faced renewed scrutiny after one of his accusers wrote a piece in the washington post. >> a male tv anchor has it easy when it comes to dress. women have to dress colorfully and stylishly. an australian newscaster, wore the same blue suit everyday for his broadcast and no one noticed a thing. this is what he added i'm judged on my interviews my appalling sense of humor, where women are judged on what they are wearing or how their hair is. >> very true, i pesht him making that -- i prisht him making that point, i bet his could anchor would glad that
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he got his suit cleaned. >> a woman and her young son almost lose their lives crossing the street in south jersey. you'll hear their plea torched the driver on "action news."
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>> breaking right now, the pope makes it official, the holy father announces overnight that's planning a trip to philadelphia. >> an "action news" exclusive a woman and her son are hit by a car and the driver keeps going, now they are telling us their story and you will only see it here. >> a drug check on the nfl, why federal agents were inside the locker room of several pro teams before they took the field. >> let's go over to david and karen and talk about all this rain. >> reporter: we have seen it overnight and most of the roads are wet even though on storm tracker 6 live double scan we see a hint

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